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Quake swarm jolts Indonesian islands, killing at least 12

August 20, 2018

SEMBALUN, Indonesia (AP) — Multiple strong earthquakes killed at least a dozen people on the Indonesian islands of Lombok and Sumbawa as the region was trying to recover from a temblor earlier... more »»

Venezuelans nervously await dramatic economic reforms

August 20, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan shopkeepers and consumers nervously awaited the launch of dramatic reforms announced by President Nicolas Maduro to rescue a downward-spiraling economy,... more »»

Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

August 20, 2018

SEMBALUN, Indonesia (AP) — Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least three people as the tourist hotspot was trying to... more »»

South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war

August 20, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea on Monday for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they... more »»

Quakes cut power, topple buildings on Indonesian island

August 20, 2018

SEMBALUN, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least two people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from... more »»

The Latest: Latest earthquake on Indonesian island kills 2

August 20, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes that have struck Indonesia's Lombok island (all times local):

8 a.m. more »»

New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

August 20, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Prime Minister Imran Khan said in his first televised speech in office that Pakistan is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government spending, end... more »»

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

August 19, 2018

ROME (AP) — The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed dozens warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects... more »»

Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

August 19, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan said Sunday that the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government spending, end... more »»

Romanian minister: Hundreds involved in riot police attack

August 19, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's interior minister says hundreds of protesters attacked riot police during an anti-corruption demonstration that left 450 people injured. more »»

Bolton meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss Iran

August 19, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton has met with Israel's prime minister in Jerusalem to discuss Iran. more »»

The Latest: Strong quake cuts power across Indonesian island

August 19, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes that have struck Indonesia's Lombok island (all times local):

1:25 a.m. more »»

Quakes cut power, topple buildings on Indonesian island

August 19, 2018

SEMBALUN, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok and destroyed buildings as the tourist hotspot tries to recover from a temblor earlier this... more »»

Iraq's top court ratifies manual recount of May ballots

August 19, 2018

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top court has ratified the results of the country's May parliamentary elections following a manual ballot recount ordered by the outgoing chamber following charges of... more »»

Iran appoints former F-14 Tomcat pilot as air force chief

August 19, 2018

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's top leader has appointed a new chief for its air force. more »»

UK woman rescued after falling from cruise ship in Croatia

August 19, 2018

PULA, Croatia (AP) — A British woman has been rescued after falling from a cruise ship and spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night, Croatia's coast guard said Sunda. more »»

Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia's Lombok island

August 19, 2018

SEMBALUN, Indonesia (AP) — Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and damage to buildings, as the tourist hotspot tries to recove... more »»

Irish archbishop urges pope to speak frankly about abuse

August 19, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The archbishop of Dublin said Sunday he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his upcoming visit to Ireland, which has been... more »»

Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

August 19, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called for a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday. more »»

2 monks referred to trial over abbot's killing in Egypt

August 19, 2018

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state-run news agency says prosecutors have referred two monks to trial on charges of killing an abbot in a monastery north of Cairo last month. more »»

 
 

 

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